Longtime Jackson Health System registered nurses Lisa Ward, left, and Barbara Scollon, center, hold hand-lettered signs during a press conference and rally supporting Medicaid expansion in May 2015. Florida’s Legislature, meeting this month in Tallahassee, is not likely to debate the question of Medicaid expansion this year, observers say.
Longtime Jackson Health System registered nurses Lisa Ward, left, and Barbara Scollon, center, hold hand-lettered signs during a press conference and rally supporting Medicaid expansion in May 2015. Florida’s Legislature, meeting this month in Tallahassee, is not likely to debate the question of Medicaid expansion this year, observers say. MARSHA HALPER MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Longtime Jackson Health System registered nurses Lisa Ward, left, and Barbara Scollon, center, hold hand-lettered signs during a press conference and rally supporting Medicaid expansion in May 2015. Florida’s Legislature, meeting this month in Tallahassee, is not likely to debate the question of Medicaid expansion this year, observers say. MARSHA HALPER MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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